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cheap (laughter) it has been frankly
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(laughter) eleanor had that responsibility (laughter) and this business one of the components of leadership is also making sure mr. mayor you have somebody to blame (laughter) and the one you select make sure they're a solid in foundation so they can take it and absorb it and keep on moving. many of you around this as i look around we thought, you know, two or 3 hundred people would show up and lvld there's a hell of a lot more people
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showing. there are a few chairs in a small place but we wanted to celebrate i didn't realize you didn't have nothing to do on a saturday morning and needed a cup of coffee. there was a great debate on the staff side presentation of this event said we better do a tent because it had rained in california in almost a year we need to do a tent because we don't want people to get wet etc. and no you can't do it on the inside and they gave us the count down date and it kept raining and raining and i said let's do that on my mothers
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birthday and they don't know that woman she's got a relationship with the lord. under the circumstances the sun will be shining on her oldest boy on the dated when you do the bridge (clapping) and so credit my mother with the sunshine. and clarence were up correct to ask that question because when alice finally, called me they did this in secret he didn't want me to be involved taught u at all for fear i'd cause it to fall. they were keeping it out of my sight completely until some reporter named a journalist called me up and asked how did
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you organize straight this bridge for being named after you. i said what are you talking about he said they're talking about naming the by a bridge after you. and i said that is to the o not possible i'm two controversial and i'm alive (laughter) and, of course, they said well they are. i called eleanor and said eleanor find out what's happening with the bridge naming and she got back to me and i called alice and alice hung up she didn't want to hear me she was going to do it no matter what. i'm glad she hung up it's
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occurred i'm now about to have the unveiling of the bridge itself but they screwed up they got the wrong end of the bridge. i share you a view that's what happens to black people in america you get the achievement and they change the rules. that's kind of the way it works (laughter) but it is an incredible on a serious note frankly an incredible achievement and something i want to enjoy day in and day out. i love the cat on the streets read it was going to be named after me he said i'm kind of a tea bargain guy i don't like you
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at all but i'm going to enjoy rolling over you everyday (laughter) i always want to be accommodating. i'll tell you how significant this is from the african-americans started up. this kids in the school yard i go to make a speech to the school and i know, you know, i've been out of politics for awhile officially. (laughter) unelected for a while and i warranted through the school yard and the little kids stopped and kept checking me out i'm hoping they'll think i'm j z or small business. i go in the school and as i
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start to come out this little 8-year-old black kid who has all his little friends lined up because he clearly in this highly integrated school has been telling them about me and probably bragging about me he said hey administers who did you used to be? (laughter)madministers who did you used to be? (laughter)iadministers who did you used to be? (laughtesadministers who did you used to be? (laughtetadministers who did you used to be? (laughteeadministers who did you used to be? (laughteradministers who did you used to be? (laughter)dministers who did you used to be? (laughter)sters who did you used to be? (laughters who did you used to be? (laughter)s who did you used to be? (laughter) who did you used to be? (laughter), who did you used to be? (laughter) . now i'm going answer that question. i am honored and grateful i must tell you with the whip and
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breath of the elected family of california at every level that showed up from the attorney general to the secretary of state all of whom are here to the members of the state and the state assembly and the mayor of san francisco and the mayor of oakland and the voice mayor of richmond and one of the small towns near your place. harry this one but i don't i know it's california. (laughter) but just the collections of the members of commissioner caisley and board of supervisors. the delegation from atlanta couldn't get here because they couldn't leave expect one member of the delegation left a day early and the achieve city
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council councilmember is here and a whole bunch of other people who came from atlanta from connecticut and frank is here doing what they do well, to celebrate this occasion. i wish i could cite each and every one of you who are activity and applicants for continuation. i'm just overwhelmed by the show of support and i hope that is as the years unfold and if the projections stated by mr. hall were true and that in the form
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that others will use that bridge if others will use my life and what i've done and the methods and levels of service in spite of the terms that newsom has used to describe if they use my life as a means to participate in making public policy exports and imports public policy then they'll be doing it on behalf of other people. that's the basis of my life and the basis that i think ultimately of my success and i'm just delighted that the affirmation of that produce is now enshrined by name in the second most often used bridge in
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this great country. and i say to each and every one of you i'm just delighted and i'll continue to be delighted. i do and i will practice bragging rights every time i get a chance (clapping) i may even enhance as i according do i may enhance why the reasons the bridge. i was at an event recently and i said something to somebody and i remembered that there was a guy who owned a phrase that i absolutely loved. and turned out to be one of my friends. i said to him as i close my remarks on the bridge naming i
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want you to say exactly what i wished had been my original closing line and iowa with that, let me ask my friend to say that at this moment. my life has been for me a work of art in every way and i simply tell you i guarantee it >> i guarantee it (laughter) (clapping). >> your visited to come back inside for refreshments and maybe a surprise or two you can never tell with this guy.
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okay. thank you and good >> hello, i am with the recreation and parks department. we are featuring the romantic park location in your backyard. this is your chance to find your
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heart in santa and cisco with someone special. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible.
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public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box.
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>> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prepared to take a view of the city will not forget. it has a beautiful red rock formations. you could watch the sunrise over the bay. this is another one of our great lookouts. we are at mount davidson. 928 feet. this is the place for you to bring someone special. to not forget that dogs and enjoy all of the pathways and
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greenery that surrounds you. it provides a peaceful oasis of open space and great hiking trails. the spectacular view offers a perfect place to watch the sunrise or sunset with someone you love. >> it is a good place to get away from the hectic life of the city. come up here and listen to nature, i get some fresh air. that view is fantastic. >> where sturdy shoes. hikers get the feeling of being in a rain forest. mount davidson is also a great place to escape the noise and the bustle of the city. take the 36 bus and it will drop you at the entrance. it is quite a hike to the top but the view is worth every step. this is the place to bring that
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someone special. golden gate park's largest body of water is an enchanting place. is a popular spot for paddling around in boats, which can be rented. created in 1893, it was designed for these your boating -- for leisure boating. it is named for the wild strawberries that once flourished. there is also a waterfall, two bridges, and trails the climb to the summit, the highest point at more than four hundred feet. you can catch glimpses of the western side of the city that
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make this hilltop a romantic look out. for public transit, i take the n train. the lad the ad -- lake is ada accessible. watch many ducks, swans, and siegel's. -- seagulls. it is a great place to stroll and sail away. many couples come here to take a ride around a lake, going under the bridges, passing the chinese pavilion and the waterfall. for a quiet getaway, making for a memorable and magical experience. located on 19th avenue, this growth is the place to where
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you're hiking boots, bring the family and the dog because it has so much to offer you and your loved ones. it is a truly hidden gem in the city. the park is rich with eucalyptus trees. long paths allow you to meander, perfect for a dog walking in a wooded environment. >> i enjoy the history. the diversity of nature that exists in such an urban city, concrete streets, cars, we have this oasis of the natural environment. it reminds us of what the history was. >> there is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available on the 28 bus to get you very easily. the part is ada -- park is ada
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accessible. it is also a natural lake. this is your chance to stroll around the lake and let the kids run free. it also has many birds to watch. it is a place to find and appreciate what you -- a wonderful breath of fresh air. come and experience in this park and enjoy the people, picnics, and sunshine. this is a lovely place to take a stroll with your loved ones. in the middle of pacific heights, on top of these hills, it offers a great square, a peaceful beauty, large trees and grass and greenery. it features tables d benches, a playground, restaurants, and
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tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football and picnics. it is very much a couple's park. there are many activities you can experience together. stroll on the pathways, bring your dog, or just picnic at one of the many tables and enjoy all that it has to offer together. many couples find this is a perfect park to throw down a blanket and soak up the sun. it is a majestic place that you can share with someone you chairs. lafayette park is also easily accessed from the 47, 49, and 90 buses. it is ada accessible. we are here at the historic
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palace of fine art in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. set against the reflecting waters of the lagoon and eucalyptus trees, the palace is one of san francisco post most -- san francisco's most romantic spots to relax with that special someone while listening to the water and gazing at the swans. a beautiful to view from many locations along the mattoon, an ideal place to -- all -- lagoon,
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an ideal place to walk with a loved one. reservations for weddings are available at discarding contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. welcome to the shakespeare garden here in the famous golden gate park. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date.
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stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating
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appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus. the garden was designed by thomas church in 1957. grow old with me, the best is yet to be is inscribed on a sundial. it is anchored by twin white gazebos and flowers that bloom year-round. this is the place to tell someone special or the place to declare the commitment you two share.
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weddings and the event reservations are available for this adorable hidden gem. we know there are many other romantic parks in san francisco. we hope you have enjoyed this torre of lookouts, picnics, and strolls that are available every day. until next time, do not forget to get out and play. for more information about reserving one of these romantic locations or any other location, call 831-5500. this number is best for special events, weddings, picnics, and the county fair buildings. or for any athletic field, call 831-5510. you can write us at --
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or walk in and say hello. and of course you can find more information --
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>> good morning, and welcome to the sf county transportation authority, my name is john avalos and i am the chair, and our clerk is cheng and recognize the work of our staff at sfgtv who are broadcasting today. >> avalos? >> present. >> breed? >> present. >> campos? >> present.

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